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Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars
     

Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars

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by William Patry
 

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ISBN-10: 0195385640

ISBN-13: 9780195385649

Pub. Date: 09/03/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Metaphors, moral panics, folk devils, Jack Valenti, Joseph Schumpeter, John Maynard Keynes, predictable irrationality, and free market fundamentalism are a few of the topics covered in this lively, unflinching examination of the Copyright Wars: the pitched battles over new technology, business models, and most of all, consumers.

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Metaphors, moral panics, folk devils, Jack Valenti, Joseph Schumpeter, John Maynard Keynes, predictable irrationality, and free market fundamentalism are a few of the topics covered in this lively, unflinching examination of the Copyright Wars: the pitched battles over new technology, business models, and most of all, consumers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195385649
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/03/2009
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

How the Copyright Wars Are Being Fought and Why
The Role of Metaphors in Understanding
Metaphors and the Law
The Mythical Origins of Copyright and Three Favorite Copyright Metaphors
Property as Social Relations
Why Classifying Copyright as Property Is Important in the Copyright Wars
Copyright on Steroids: Before BALCO
Moral Panics, Folk Devils, and Fear as a Tactical Weapon
How Innovation Occurs: Creative Destructive and Disruptive Technologies

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